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opens up about 230,000 military jobs that until now were closed to women. the new pentagon policy makes women eligible to serve in army and marine infantry units. there's also the potential for them to be a part of an elite special operations team like the navy s.e.a.l.s and delta force. >> she went on special missions working side by side with special forces. >> it was pretty cool. >> but in order to join women must be able to withstand the rigid strength and standard requirements with those units. >> there are jobs women can't do physically because they don't have the physical strength to do it. >> the pentagon is opening the >> by lifting the combat ban execution, the pentagon is
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opening its door to more women being killed or wounded in action. conflicts have cost more than 130 women their lives and more than 800 have been wounded. dawn halfacre lost her arm fighting alongside an infantry unit. >> there's not a big difference at all. and a lot of the missions we did we did with infantry units, we would do with shelled artillery units. we were all fighting the same thing, doing the same thing. >> this is the executive director of the women's service active network. she's a former marine captain. she says frontline jobs will mean more advancement to women officers. >> in the civilian world we refer to the glass ceiling when women can't get beyond their point of progression. in the military we call it the brass creeling. >> now this change in policy was recommended by the joint chiefs of staff but the changes will not be immediate. some of these jobs for these women will open up this year,
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but tl different branches of the military have until 2016 to make their case that some of these jobs should remain closed to women. overseas north korea says it's ready to carry out another nuclear test and more long-range. the target? the united states. north korean leaders say the tests are designed to strike and attack the united states, referring to america, as its sworn enemy. the next north korean nuclear test will be its third, and it could come as early as next month. and now onto the gun control debate. the senate judiciary committee holds hearings this month. vice president biden will head there. today senator dianne feinstein takes on one of the most contentious gun ban issues. nancy cortes reports. >> reporter: this legislation is seen by many democrats as the
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first step in strengthening gun laws, but it's also the most controversial. it's called the assaults weapons ban of 2013 and it would reinstate the assault weapons ban that was allowed to lapse back in 2004. it would also restrict the number of bullets in high-capacity magazines. this is legislation that has been waiting in the wings for quite some time, but the lead sponsor, senator dianne feinstein of california is introducing it now in the wake of the sandy hook tragedy. most republicans and some democrats argue that an assault weapons ban is ineffective, that it doesn't do much to reduce gun violence, doesn't do much to deal with the real problem of mental illness and violates the second amendment. but the democrats by and large contend that studies show that the assault weapons ban did work when it was in place and that they plan to deal with things like mental illness and strengthening background checks in future legislation.
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nancy cortes, cbs news, capitol hill. well also on capitol hill, the debt debate -- debt ceiling crisis rather appears to have been averted, at least for now. a bill suspending the debt limit is headed to the senate. the house passed the measure yesterday. it allows the treasury to exceed its borrowing limit through may 18th and the president says he'll sign the legislation. secretary of state hillary clinton returns to capitol hill today. she'll introduce senator john kerry tapped to take her place at his confirmation hearing. yesterday clinton spent more than 5 1/2 hours testifying before congress about the siege of the u.s. consulate in libya. she faced tough aggressive questions about the attacks which left four americans dead. margaret brennan reports. >> as i have said many times, i take responsibility. >> reporter: in her opening statement, the usually reserved hillary clinton said that for her the benghazi tragedy is personal. >> i stood next to president obama as the marines carried those flag draped caskets off the plane at andrews.
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i put my arms around the mothers and fathers, sisters and brothers, sons and daughter, and the wives left alone to raise their children. >> reporter: secretary clinton said that while she had a close relationship with ambassador chris stevens, his request for additional security never made it to her desk. >> the specific security requests pertaining to benghazi, you know, were handled by the security professionals in the department. i didn't see those requests. they didn't come to me. i didn't approve them. i didn't deny them. >> reporter: still republican senator rand paul said she should be held accountable. >> had i been president at the time and i found that you did not read the cables from benghazi, you did not read the cables from ambassador stevens, i would have relieved you of your post. i think it's inexcusable. >> reporter: clinton said she constantly thinks of what could have bun done earlier. >> you know, i do feel
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responsible. i feel responsible for the nearly 70,000 people who work for the state department. i take it very seriously. >> reporter: republican ron johnson accused the obama administration of covering up the nature of the attack in the weeks following the assault. >> again, we were misled there were supposedly protests and that something sprang out of that, the assault spring out of that and we learned that that was not the fact and the american people counsel have known that within days. they did not know that. >> the fact is we had four dead americans. was it because of a protest or guys out on a walk because they decided to kill americans. what difference at this point does it make? it is our job to figure out what happened and do everything we can to prevent it from ever happening again, senator. >> reporter: clinton focused her testimony on her efforts to fix security issues at the state department. she pointed out that while security costs have gone up, congress has refused requests for more money and cut the state department budget. senator john mccain, a critic of the administration's response to
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the attacks, said clinton's answers were unsatisfactory. secretary clinton connected what happened in benghazi to the rise of al qaeda splinter groups in mali and the recent attacks in algeria. senator john kerry is likely to be asked how he would have addressed those threats as the next secretary of state. his confirmation hearings begin today at 10:00 a.m. margaret brennan, cbs news, washington. that bitter cold snap is expected to continue into the weekend. more snow in chicago today where the high is expected to hit a balmy 23 degrees. the frigid arctic air mass brought numbing below zero windchills that forced schools to close and posed transportation problems. and the bitter cold has moved to the northeast. this mountain in new york city froze in the single-digit temperatures. windchill warnings have been posted across upstate new york
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and new england. a slight warmup is expected by the end of the weekend though. it would be beautiful if it wasn't so ugly outside, right? well, coming up in this morning news, stock dive. apple is shaken to the core following disappointing earnings numbers. details in money wachlt this is the "cbs morning news." numbers. this is the "cbs morning news."
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forecast for the third straight quarter, and shares fell 10% in after-hours trading. that's a loss of about $50 billion. the company posted a profit of $13 bill, selling 28% more iphones and 48% more ipads, but that still did not meet analysts' expectations. in asia apple's earnings were overshadowed by news that china's manufacturing rose in january to a new two-year high. tokyo tokyo's nikkei gained 1%, while hong kong's hang seng shed a fraction. the dow shot up 67 points to 13,779. that is the highest level since october of 2007 before the recession began. the nasdaq rose 10 points. netflix wowed wall street with its fourth quarter earnings. the internet service gained 2 million subscribers in the u.s. that helped the company report a
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net income of almost $8 million. net flick stocks hit a new 52-week high gaining 35%, closing at almost $140. japanese and u.s. investigators said wednesday that overcharged batteries did not cause the recent fires on boeing's 787 dreamliner, but they did find thermal damage to the lithium ion battery that caught fire earlier this month. overall, 50 dreamliners have been grounded worldwide. the city wants to ban sugary drinks bigger than 16 ounces in an effort to cut down on obesity, but opponents call it grossly unfair and say it would hurt small and minority owned businesses. they're trying to stop the ban from taking effect march 12th. oh, the fight over the sugary drink. >> i know, i know. people are just going to buy two if they want more. >> that's what i was thinking. >> thank you. ashley morrison in new york.
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all-pro linebacker junior seau filed a lawsuit against the nfl wednesday. they say the violent hits he took to the head while playing caused him to commit suicide last may. an autopsy found he suffered from a debilitating brain disease. currently about 2,000 former players are suing the nfl over similar allegations. and notre dame linebacker manti te'o is going on the record about his girlfriend who turned out not to be real. the heisman trophy finalist said he was the victim of a hoax in which he was led to believe that the fictitious woman he thought he was in a relationship with died. in an interview with katie couric, te'o explained why he continued to tell the story of her death after he learned of the hoax. >> katie, put yourself in my situation. my whole world told me she died on december 12th. everybody knew that. this girl who i committed myself
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to died on december 12th. now i get a phone call on december 6th saying that it's lies and i'm going to be put on national tv two days later and they ask me the same question. you know, what would you do? >> te'o is now in florida preparing for the nfl draft. in college basketball another number one goes down. students at the university of miami lined up early to see them the hurricanes take on the top ranked duke, and, boy, did they get their money's worth. miami goes on a 25-1 run in first half and duke never recovers. it's miami's first win over a number one team, 90-63, the final. in the nba it takes the miami heat overtime to beat the raptors. lebron james and dwyane wade combine for 66 points. the heat come back from a 15-point deficit to win 123-116. finally, an english soccer player has to deal with the opposing team and one of its ball boys.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. washington, d.c. some flurries, a high of 29. atlanta and st. louis, a little bit of sunshine, 48 and 26. partly sunny in denver as well. 61 the high. seattle, cloudy, 46 the high there. well, medical research has advanced so much that testing animals could become obsolete. in a group advising the national institutes of health says that
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hundreds of chimps who've spent their lives who were poked and prodded should be retired. anna werner visited their home. >> reporter: more than 400 chimpanzees have been retired from research and could be located at a sanctuary. linda brent created it after working with government chimps at laboratory. it bothered you. >> sure, sure. that's what spurs people on the do great things, and so i think that's very true for me. >> reporter: the 200-acre sanctuary gives the chimps their first chance to live outside cages. >> we want to give the chimpanzees opportunities to like they would have if they were in africa. to be able to replicate those kinds of environments and behaviors, you have to give them space, you have to give them opportunities, and you have to give them an opportunity to have a lot of social partners. >> reporter: chimpanzees have been used in the u.s. labs since the 1920s. they've been important for the development of vaccines and
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understanding diseases including hepatitis and aids. but advances in computer and lab technologies make large numbers of chimps unnecessary. just 50 could be kept for the possibility of new research. you have a lot of feelings for chimpanzeeings right? >> mm-hmm. >> what >> reporter: what do you want them to have? >> i want them to have the freedom of choice and i thank's something we can give the chimps. >> reporter: the next issue would be the cost. it would cost millions more to care for all the chimps, but linda brent figures it's a debt they are owed. anna werner, cbs news, keithville, louisiana. and less saturated fat? it's eb. eggland's best eggs. better taste. better nutrition. better eggs. it's eb.
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officials in the city of oakland, california, are desperately searching for ways to stop a surge in gun violence. on wednesday it hired william bratton, the former los angeles
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police chief, as a consultant. last year there were 117 gun deaths in oakland and 14 since the school shooting in newtown, connecticut, six weeks ago. john blackstone takes a closer look. >> reporter: at a crowded city council meeting that ran into early morning, residents of oakland debated how to bring crime under control. >> with the climate of violence in our city will all of us make it home safe tonight? >> reporter: the city council voted to call in outside help, spending $250,000 to get advice from william bratton, former police chief in los angeles and new york. >> yeah, we need help, and we need help bad. >> reporter: larry reed, oakland's vice mayor, says he's even started wearing a bulletproof vest. >> this is the first time i've ever been afraid for myself and my family. >> reporter: but this resident wasn't sure that bratton has the
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answers that oakland needs. some worry that bratton's use of stop and frisk, a tactic in which officers pat down anyone suspected of criminal activity could lead to racial profiling. in a recent interview bratton defended the practice. >> for any city to say they don't do stop and frisk, i'm sorry, they don't know what the hell they're talking about. >> reporter: there are certainly some people who say bratton's tough-on-crime techniques are tough-on-minority techniques. >> you know i'm african-american. that's the excuse they always use. if you give the police any additional tools, that's racial profiling. >> reporter: they say it's large lay because the city has cut its police officers from 800 to 600 police officers. >> on any given shift in a city of 400,000 people, there's only 40 officers on our streets to deal with the issues that this city is faced with in california.
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>> reporter: is that why shootings are so much because the criminals know the police can't get there? >> you're absolutely correct. >> reporter: as well as hiring william bratton, the city council also took a few more steps to put more officers on the streets, but vice mayor reed is looking for other reaction. >> i told the chief i think i'm going get a gun. >> reporter: although he preferred to see fewer guns on okay land's streets. coming up on "cbs this morning" after your local news, a look at the bitter cold front in the northeast. we'll look at the cold region. plus analysis of secretary clinton's testimony on the attack in benghazi, libya. also the plan to lift the ban on women in combat. we'll hear from former chief of chairman of the chief of staff general richard meyer and the growing problem of haystacks and what farmers are doing about it. that's the "cbs morning news"
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for this thursday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac --
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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald good morning. it's thursday, january 24. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now about 4:30. let's check the weather. it was rainy this morning. >> very warm and moist in the atmosphere right now. we can still see more showers outside. our high-def doppler radar is pick up on that rainfall now. expecting a chance of more rain on the way today. we could see more as we head in toward the weekend, more coming up. >> a lot of roadwork. but a bright spot, the san
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mateo bridge at the limit between hayward and foster city. we'll check overnight roadwork where it could slow you down coming up. >> thank you. we're covering breaking news right now in the north bay. >> water main break in marin county. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is on the scene in kentfield with the latest. >> reporter: they are starting to assess the damage in greenbrae. you can see that fire hydrant there knocked down. the water main broke open because of the age of the pipe. it started spewing water. here's a look at that, about an hour and a half ago. this happened about 2:15. now, once the water started spewing, the road here elise i don't drive started buckling so there is some damage to the roadway, as well. they had to shut off the water. that means about 13 homes here

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